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Six Reminders from TBEX Toronto

Six Reminders from TBEX Toronto

After weeks of reflection about the most recent TBEX (Travel Blogging EXchage) conference in Toronto, I’ve come to realize what I really learned from attending the conference. Yes, it is a great place to meet PR, tourism boards, travel businesses, and especially other travel bloggers to create connections and develop partnership ideas, etc.. Each year […]

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A Lesson Learned on the Pacaya Volcano Hike in Guatemala

A Lesson Learned on the Pacaya Volcano Hike in Guatemala

Admission to the park was prepaid with my tour, but the guide insisted I needed to pay (again). Even my conversational Spanish proved useless. It seemed my tour operator from Antigua took me for an an extra 50 Quetzales when I prepaid. I became angry. It wasn’t the money, but the principle of it that made me […]

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A Test with an Apple

A Test with an Apple

A test. We all receive them. My most recent came this past week. I returned from my travels to the confirmation I feared. My hard drive was corrupt; data unsalvageable. Yes, I back up occasionally, but my most recent drafts, chapters and some photographs would be lost. Not easy to swallow. Then I tried to […]

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